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Jul 1

More reels of fun added to online casinos with a range of new slot machines!

Online gaming just doubled in fun, as Microgaming have released a bunch of new slot games over the last few weeks for players to enjoy. Whether they be sequels, new games or adaptations, these games are sure to relight any player’s passion for a spin of the reels or two. … Continue reading →

Jun 20

‘Bad Actor’ Clause For Online Poker Legislation Would Be Unconstitutional

Card Player – Lawrence Tribe, a law scholar at Harvard, says that so-called “bad actor” clauses that aim to prevent a site like PokerStars from entering a regulated online poker market in the Unite States “would not survive federal constitutional attack.” Essentially, Tribe has argued, in a press release issued … Continue reading →

32Red re-launches sports betting platform

iGaming Business – Online gaming operator 32Red has completed the re-launch of its sports betting platform 32Red Sport in time for this summer’s Fifa World Cup national team football tournament. The sports betting platform will be fully managed by Kambi Group after 32Red struck a deal with the sports betting … Continue reading →

Amaya & New Jersey officials meet over gaming license

Star Tribune – A Canadian company buying the PokerStars website will begin licensing talks with New Jersey casino regulators aimed at letting the world’s largest Internet poker site operate legally in the state, the state’s top casino regulator said. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement will begin the talks Thursday … Continue reading →

888 Holdings CEO: Let PokerStars enter U.S. market

Las Vegas Review Journal – The chief executive of European online gaming giant 888 Holdings said Wednesday that rival PokerStars should be allowed to operate in the United States now that the company is being sold for $4.9 billion to a Canadian Internet wagering firm. The comments by 888 CEO … Continue reading →

Gibraltar body to challenge new UK Gambling Act

iGaming Business – The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has written to the UK government and Gambling Commission to declare its intention to challenge the new Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014. The organisation, which represents Gibraltar-based online gambling operators, instructed law firm Olswang to contact Secretary for Culture, … Continue reading →

Jun 19

Singaporean Officials Visit France to Study Gambling Legislation

Poker News – An official delegation from Singapore met earlier this month with French online gambling regulator ARJEL President Charles Coppolani to analyze France’s online gambling legislation in order to see if the French policies can be adapted to Singapore’s needs. During the meeting, the delegation led by Singapore’s Second … Continue reading →

No-Cost App Online Betting Takes Online Sports Betting to a New Level

PR Mac – Just in time for kickoff at the World Cup 2014, bettors ready to who are fed up with the limitations of ordinary sports betting apps can now download the unique new no-cost app “Online Betting” from Bola Webinformation GmbH, and take their hobby or profession to a … Continue reading →

Jun 18

Court of Justice of the European Union says different state gambling laws could co-exist

iGaming Business – The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has decided that EU law does not prevent the co-existence of liberal gambling regulations in Schleswig-Holstein and the so-called ‘Inter State Treaty’ agreed by the 15 other states in Germany. All of Germany’s 16 states, collectively referred to … Continue reading →

Jun 17

How To Win the Money You Deserve Playing Poker

Poker News – Let me ask you a question – are you happy with your poker results right now? Are you where you deserve to be or are you frustrated by fish getting lucky and busting you after all your hard work? Maybe you’ve had the experience of playing well … Continue reading →

Bitcoin-only sportsbook targets World Cup

Intergame Online – With the big kick-off in Brazil 2014 just a few days away, the world’s first licensed bitcoin-only sportsbook,, has gone live. BetVIP takes bets and pays out exclusively in bitcoin and only accepts wagers in regulated markets. “BetVIP is not a PR stunt – it is … Continue reading →

Regulated Online Poker in France Continues Steady Decline

Poker News – Is it doom and gloom in France? Some might say so, since regulated online poker has been steadily declining in France since new regulations began in 2010. According to the first quarter report released by France’s online gaming regulator ARJEL about the country’s online poker regulated market, … Continue reading →

Cyprus capital vies for first casino in country

Cyprus Mail – NICOSIA yesterday launched its big push to secure the licence for the island’s first-ever casino resort, and like each of the other main districts, says the capital is the only location that makes the most business sense. The Nicosia Chamber of Commerce (EVEL) yesterday met with the … Continue reading →

Jun 16

Japan parliament will debate casino bill next week

Reuters – A Japanese opposition politician on Thursday submitted a set of demands to ruling party lawmakers who are proposing a bill to legalise casino gambling, pushing back much-awaited parliamentary debate to next Wednesday at the earliest. The delay raises the risk of the bill failing to pass parliament this … Continue reading →

Bingo is booming in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast

Washington Times – Competition is strong among the 12 casinos in South Mississippi and also among the 31 charitable groups that operate bingo games in American Legion posts and church halls across the Gulf Coast. Bingo players spent $93 million throughout Mississippi in fiscal year 2013, and $14.7 million of … Continue reading →

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